Membrane Curvature: How BAR Domains Bend Bilayers

  title={Membrane Curvature: How BAR Domains Bend Bilayers},
  author={Joshua Zimmerberg and Stuart McLaughlin},
  journal={Current Biology},
An important new structure suggests the BAR domain is a membrane-binding module that can both produce and sense membrane curvature. BAR resembles a banana that binds membranes electrostatically through its positively charged, concave surface. 

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